Published Aug 25. 2021 - 8 months ago
Updated or edited Aug 25. 2021

Tap's Bug

Detailed instructions for tying Tap's Bug, a simple and effective deer hair popper. The New Fly Fisher has a great video on techniques for popper fishing: and the Jensens pass along some much needed tips on safely releasing fish:

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Martin Joergensen


Tip for hair trimming...

If you steam the untrimmed bug over a small pot of boiling water, or the spout of a teapot, the deer hair will stand up erect. This makes the trimming a bit easier and delivers a tidier result.


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